What happened : inside the Bush White House and Washington's culture of deception /
by McClellan, Scott.Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Public Affairs, c2008Edition: 1st ed.Description: xiv, 341 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781586485566; 1586485563.Subject(s): Bush, George W. (George Walker), 1946- | McClellan, Scott, 1968- | Bush, George W. (George Walker), 1946- | Deception -- Political aspects -- United States | Communication in politics -- United States | Presidential press secretaries -- United States -- Biography | United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009 | United States -- Politics and government | United States -- Foreign relationsOnline resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
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Epoka University Library
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A made-for-Washington scandal -- A small part of something grand -- Growing up in politics -- Governor Bush runs for President -- The permanent campaign -- The early days -- September 11 and the partisan ceasefire -- Selling the war -- Becoming White House press secretary -- Deniability -- Betting the presidency -- Brush fire -- Triumph and illusion -- Revelation and humiliation -- Out of touch -- After the trial -- Changing the culture of deception.
The former White House press secretary examines how and why the Bush administration went awry, providing a look at George W. Bush and his top aides in terms of such crises as Hurricane Katrina, the Iraq war, and Washington's political infighting.